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Spring 2020
Aug 10, 2020
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ECON 0405 - Economics of Discrimination
*Economics of Discrimination* In this seminar we will explore the economics of discrimination from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. After reviewing the main theoretical frameworks, we will discuss recent empirical studies on issues of discrimination associated with race, ethnicity, gender, or nationality, focusing on applications in the labor market. We will then investigate to what extent inter-group contact or policies such as quotas or affirmative action can address discrimination. Students will explore a specific topic of interest (e.g., police violence, sexual orientation, sport, education, etc.) in more detail and develop a research proposal. (ECON 0211 and ECON 0255 or ECON 0240) 3 hrs. sem.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lab hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Social Sciences Division
Economics Department

Course Attributes:

Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Int'l Politics and Economics
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      31-36+ Credits
      Special Student
      26-30.99 Credits

Undergraduate level ECON 0211 Minimum Grade of D and (Undergraduate level ECON 0255 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level ECON 0240 Minimum Grade of D)

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